Navvies by a hut in Leicester

A group of navvies pose for Newton's camera beside their hut in Leicester, circa 1897. Note that despite their differing ages, these men are all wearing the unmistakable navvy dress of thick trousers, waistcoat, hat and neckerchief.

Digital Reference: L2424
Creator: Newton, S. W. A. - circa 1897
Contributor: Leicestershire County Council
Type: Black and white
Format: 118mm, 160mm
Copyright: Leicestershire County Council
Source: S. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland (copy of glass plate negative, part of S. W. A. Newton Collection)
Identifier: Newton - Y 2/6